Quetzals Of The Cloudforest

Visit Arenal Volcano, Manuel Antonio, Tortuguero

Available as a Self Drive or Escorted Tour holiday

14 nights from £1,035 per person.

ID: TCL-4-472


When Columbus landed at Limon on the Caribbean coast he discovered long sandy beaches, towering volcanoes and unspoilt tropical rainforest. Join us on a journey through Costa Rica exploring jungle waterways, volcanic craters and verdant forest. We also visit Monteverde and cloudforest reserves where the rare Quetzal bird can be sighted.

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Package Summary
  • Tortuguero – Cruise the jungle waterways and walk through the rainforest, looking for the abundant wildlife
  • Monteverde – Explore the cloud forest reserve. Visit a conservation project at Santa Elena. Search for the beautiful local bird, the quetzal
  • Manuel Antonio – Where rainforest meets golden sand beaches. Share the beach with sun-bathing iguanas and Capuchin monkeys
  • Arenal – Admire this classic cone-shaped, live volcano
  • Wildlife – Wake up to the call of Howler monkeys, spot a crocodile, and listen out for scarlet macaws and the many other beautiful and exotic birds
Summary Itinerary
  • Day 1 – Join tour in San Jose
  • Day 2 – Visit the volcanic crater at Poas; tour of San Jose
  • Day 3 – Drive to Turrialba; chance to visit a serpentarium
  • Day 4 – CATIE Agricultural Research Station optional visit
  • Day 5 – Travel by bus and boat to Tortuguero National Park
  • Day 6 – Full Day to explore the park searching for wildlife
  • Day 7 – Journey by boat to Cano Blanco, drive to Arenal
  • Day 8 – Free day; walk near Arenal Volcano, optional rafting
  • Day 9 – Travel to the Monteverde Cloudforest Reserve
  • Day 10 – Visit the Santa Elena Reserve conservation project
  • Day 11 – Free day; options include walks in the reserve
  • Day 12 – Drive south to Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Day 13 – Explore Manuel Antonio’s wildlife and beaches
  • Day 14 – Travel back to Costa Rica’s capital, San Jose
  • Day 15 – Tour ends San Jose

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